Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Chennai to Dubai
Emirates, IndiGo and Air India have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Chennai to Dubai. Confirm policies on booking site.
The average direct flight takes 4h 05m, covering a distance of 2932 km.
There are 21 (direct) flights between Chennai and Dubai per week, averaging 3 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Air India (₹ 6,513) and SpiceJet (₹ 8,635), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Air India (₹ 12,513) and Multiple Airlines (₹ 15,440).
Emirates (2 times daily) is the most frequent flyer on this route.
From Chennai to Dubai, Monday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Thursday is the most expensive. Flying from Dubai back to Chennai , the best deals are generally found on Friday, with Tuesday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Chennai you will be using Chennai, often referred to as Chennai Airport. You will be landing at Dubai Intl, also known as Dubai Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Overall great experience"
Cons: "Maybe the food could have a been a bit better"
Pros: "Crew was professional, qiality of food great"
Cons: "Boarding is better done row-wise than by alphabetical groups which is arbitrary"
Cons: "Luggage claim in chennai airport is horrible"
Pros: "Good was good and entertainment was excellent"
Cons: "Crew service"
Pros: "Amazing crew. Seat upgraded to business class. Superb service and comfort!"
Pros: "The seating was comfortable with nice ambience."
Cons: "The crew was polite in talking but arrogant in nature."
Pros: "Very professional and courteous crew..."
Pros: "The crew.. And the quality of the aircraft. Plus the on time departure and arrival was fantastic"
Cons: "The TV show collection was a bit of a letdown"
Pros: "Everything else"
Cons: "Cabin crew seemed less approachable than usual"
Pros: "On time, chose the raw meal which was excellent."
Cons: "Beverage service was minimal even after requests"
Pros: "The quality of the food"
Cons: "The timing of providing the breakfast is too early"
Cons: "luggage did not make connecting flight from dubai to jfk, inspite of pilot telling us 1 hour or so delay was waiting for luggage. at jfk was told can get same night if want to. this proved futile . spent hours at JFk waiting and talking to Emirates. spoke with multiple agents including Luz, sarah, etc. finally around 12 midnight was told customs would not release till next day. but promised to get it to us by 12noon next day (flying to wyoming next day at 330 pm) . this did not happen. again multiple phone calls and promises , failed. Kiamaria even got text of address in WY where 2 suitcases should have gone. All 4 suitcases were sent to NJ and arrived at 9pm. more phone calls. this time Rachel helped with fedex labels unfortunately more problems as fedex said no barcode and we had to go to fedex office and finally they took care of it so many hours wasted, not to mention the anxiety and frustratioon How are you going to reimburse all this ????"
Pros: "Only thing I liked in this flight was food."
Cons: "Starting from boarding this flight was a problem. we had a infant(18 month old) sleeping in our arms as the flight was at 3:30 Am and was delayed by an hour. There was not priority boarding for elderly and people with kids. We had to wait in queue holding our carry ons as well as the kid. As we were last in boarding it was hard to find a closest spot for our carry on. Crew would not respond for about 10 mins or so( not during take off or landing) this was during mid flight when there was no turbulence(seat belt sign was off). We asked for a veg meal instead of baby food as our kid eats solids and she does not like instant baby food's. We requested this when we booked her ticket , she was not even given food luckily we had some milk powder and water bottle. Really bad experience with Emirates"
Cons: "We were seated towards the back of the economy class and by the time the crew reached us, they ran out of the menu options and we were forced to take left overs"
Pros: "friendly crew"
Cons: "due to 11 kg total weight I had to check in a soft carry on bag resulting in :1/2 hour extra wait time and some crushed items. Vegetarian food was pretty tasteless."
Cons: "Flight from Chennai was delayed. So had a mad rush to catch the connecting flight to Seattle"
Cons: "There was no option during check in to request meal options- ex vegetarian request."
Cons: "same food options"
Pros: "Quality of service"
Cons: "Older version of the Boeing 777"
Cons: "Not getting corner seats"
Cons: "Boarding at Dubai was like a disaster"
Pros: "General performance is good. Maintain the timing of arrival also the departure in Dubai as well as in the Boston .crew are good."
Cons: "The food served.it should at least contains south Indian food .generally it's OK."
Pros: "overall I was comfortable. My food was good."
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Pros: "Except the seats satisfied overall."
Cons: "We have booked two tickets separately. One for me and the other for my wife and kid. But we were travelling together. When we checkin, we told we need the seats together. But, they did not give the seat together."
Pros: "travel was pleasant"
Pros: "The most important thing about Emirates for me was that they had truly vegan meals and snacks for me that were actually quite good."
Cons: "Food while trip to India was good But food while trip back to sfo was very bad"
Cons: "food was as good as it usually is."
Pros: "Great service and staff, best food I've had on an airline, great legroom in economy. Overall awesome, in my opinion."
Cons: "I waited in queue for almost 4 hours to get past security. While watching people cut the line, airport officials taking bribe and allowing some people to cut the line and more. i did not have enough time to purchase from the duty free store in chennai and since my flight from chennai was late it landed late in Dubai so I did not have any time to purchase anything in dubai duty free before my connecting flight. I reached airport 4 hours before departure and I get treated like this, horrible service."
Pros: "The staff who checked me in at chennai were rude and unhelpful. They spoke in an unacceptable manner - when asking why about my baggage weight. Discriminating against musicians - rude to women. Very poor experience. I did not even get a receipt for my extra baggage for which I paid 50 usd."
Cons: "Rude staff at ground on chennai and seeking to make money, discriminatory"
Pros: "Entertainment selection and legroom were good Entertainment selection included recent movies in various languages and premium TV shows."
Cons: "Legroom in economy was good; however, seat width wasn't. You rub elbows with your neighbors while eating. Asian vegetarian meals were nauseatingly spicy - not the "hot" spicy type, but the cinnamon/cardamom overuse type. Most crew members gave a cold shoulder to passengers."
Cons: "food was not served on time. crew was not attentive. didnt respond properly"
Pros: "I liked the crew and the attitude of staff"
Cons: "All flights were delayed Boarding experience is not that great Not sufficient leg room, so cramped up Food was very average"
Cons: "Coffee and tea"
Pros: "Cabin crew service was good, couple were too good Too good"
Cons: "Streamline boarding process"
Pros: "Excellent service"
Cons: "Crew is not responding properly"
Pros: "Connection flights less time spent in transit"
Cons: "Crew not very friendly"
Pros: "I have heard my friends complain about the baggage check in process for the middle eastern flights was worst..but emirates were actually very helpful with the procees."
Cons: "Crew could be more helpful with passengers food specifications and other related issues"
Cons: "I got transferred problem, little time to go to the 44A number gate It's little bit problem otherwise nothing to write"
Pros: "Yes it's good"
Cons: "Crowd less flight got departure easily"
Cons: "They sent my (and others’) baggage back to Chennai and I am leaving the country today . They held us on buses without opening the doors during corona virus crisis ."
Pros: "Excellent crew!"
Cons: "Boarding in a bus is a bummer"
Pros: "Good team on the aircraft"
Cons: "Terrible at communicating of delays. We were left wondering what was going on for 3 hours."
Pros: "Food was good. Service was good."
Cons: "1. Can you please have air fresheners? After a 2-hour flight the air felt very stale and the human smells were uncomfortable. 2. I always prefer a window seat for the view but my window glass pane was terribly deteriorated from the outside. Didn’t inspire much confidence in the aircraft. Not too significant a complaint but I’d have really appreciated if I could’ve had the view also."
Pros: "The Spicejet staff is very uncooperative . They failed to keep their promise to help change the departure date because of death in the family. They said they will help me change the ticket although I was willing to pay the penalty. Kayak should investigate this ad try to help customers PNR LDGLGQ Ref letter for complaint to Spicejet customers care 04972182 Mahfuzur Rahman Tel 901 2384134"
Cons: "Avoid recommending these agencies for the above mentioned problems. And help reimburse my money Mahfuzur Rahman."
Pros: "Crew was friendly."
Cons: "I purchased seat 4D. Boarded and found that there was no 4D, 4e, 4f. After some chaos they found us alternatives but no Apologies, understanding or accommodation for the inconvenience."
Pros: "Crew seemed nice and helpful"
Cons: "Seats were slightly broken, flight should be on time"
Cons: "Cramped seating. No recline Ended up with sore leg after only 01:10 flight. Security at PNY ludicrous. They tie your luggage with plastic ties. Once at the hotel you need scissors or a knife to open it, and guess what, because of security, your sharp objects are inside the luggage! I understand that it creates jobs, but frankly I cannot see the added value of this procedure in terms of security... On the light side, there is a very formal notice listing people excluded from security procedures, including the President, [...] former prime ministers and their spouses (!), and .... the Dalai Lama!"
Pros: "No use of booking spicemax .. you are treated just like another passenger. No priority on anything."
Pros: "The flight was short."
Cons: "The legroom was amusing at best. Had an exit row seat that wasn’t as wide as even a normal economy seat. It was a cheap and short flight, but I won’t choose to fly this airline ever again."
Pros: "Flight on time"
Pros: "Crew service."
Cons: "Seats cramped enough to cause cramps."
Cons: "Flight was delayed by 7 hrs"
Cons: "Rude unresponsive and uncaring. I will never fly SpiceJet again."
Pros: "Except that it was a cheap flight, I cannot say if I liked anything."
Cons: "Seats are very uncomfortable and small. Food is not good at all."
Cons: "Very unhappy with baggge policy as Spicejet made me pay Rupees 1600 for three kilos"
Pros: "Amazing crew"
Cons: "Free orange juice"
Pros: "Friendly but brisk crew on time arrival in Malé"
Cons: "Hectic boarding, tiny plane (Q400) on an international flight, when going from COK To MLE, fly indigo bc better boarding and more comfort bc A320. SpiceJet used a bus gate, had terrible legroom,"
Pros: "Everything was great"
Cons: "I was denied boarding the plane with my voucher/eticket. The gate agent said that I had to produce a MasterCard ending in 6794 to board the flight. I do not own a MasterCard"
Pros: "It was an instrument of torture with so little leg room, I thought it was a joke at first. This, like other scummy budget airlines ram as many rows of seats in as possible, to make more more money. Pure greed scumbags; another airline on the no fly list for me."
Cons: "STOP RAMMING THE AIRCRAFT WITH AS MANY ROWS AS POSSIBLE. It’s torture for anyone without midget legs. DO NOT fly with SpiceJet if you have the nerve to have been born tall. It should be illegal"
Cons: "Check-In in Bangalore was a long tedious process. Boarding process was alright. Onboard service was at par with indigo and go-air. Luggage came out late at Pune airport. This experience was good enough to never fly spice jet again."
Pros: ". Cabin crew were excellent."
Cons: "I had priority check-in with my ticket only to be told there is no priority check-in desk available"
Cons: "Spicejet didn't except my payment through Kayak and I had to pay twice. Because the travel agency paid with a different card than mine. It was a very unpleasant experience."
Cons: "No food, low leg space. Very long boarding (back seats first, inaudible announcement of which rows should go now, and still very long)."
Pros: "Flight attendants friendly nature"
Cons: "Boarding annoucenrs, Hot inside the plane Because AC was not turned on till after flight take off"
Pros: "The Airconditioner was not working."
Pros: "Very courteous service and yummy onboard food"
Pros: "Healthy snacks"
Pros: "The best thing about this airline was getting off it at the destination"
Cons: "Everything! Aircraft seating poor! Cabin crew poor! Slow on board service! Bar service not stocked didn't even have soft drinks"
Pros: "Food not ordered No entertainment so cannot scorej"
Cons: "The catering magazine gives a lot of food choices but in reality I could not get any of the 3 options I asked for. The boarding is very haphazard. The queue of people is not controlled at all."
Pros: "Friendly cabin crew, specially Ms Nandini. Food was okay."
Cons: "Tightly packed 737-800 with189 seats! Seats 1A-C were right next to the front door, and I couldn't stretch my legs in 1A. Narrow cabin luggage space."
Pros: "Punctual and safe flight. Regular service for a budget carrier."
Cons: "This is not a good choice for international travelers. Spicejet is a low cost carrier with a 15kg baggage allowance. I guess most international tourists like me have more to carry. I had 23 kg and ended up paying almost twice the amount of the ticket price. So I think it is better to fly with regular carriers such as Air India."
Pros: "Seamless check in and check out."
Cons: "Everything was good. Can't complain. My legs are just too long to fit any airline seats comfortably."
Cons: "No in flight service. Crammed and small seats. Had to pay recess baggage fees since did not know that the ticket I bought via kayak was without any checked in baggage."
Pros: "boarding was very fast and efficient"
Cons: "Flight was delayed by 30 minutes, then we ended up circling for a long time so landed nearly an hour late."
Pros: "Inflight service"
Cons: "Old Plan"
Cons: "Aircraft was quite old."
Cons: "I was disappointed to first learn that my flight booking did not include ANY checked bags. It was not shown in any fare comparisons. So I again logged in with KIWI.com and added one checked bags for equivalent of Rupees 400 for the flight. When I was checking in for the flight that, the agent told me that they have no record of my paying the baggage fee, I showed him the receipt that showed the inclusion of check baggage. He was rude, refused to call the manager and I had to pay another 400 rupees in cash. I want KIWI or you to refund my baggage fee paid by my credit card or I will take up the case with my credit card company, I will not recommend any one to do business with both KIWI.com and Spicejet.."
Pros: "Not a lot. . They served drinks but 15 mins before landing when pilot was about to start his landing announcement. The crew did try hard though."
Cons: "Crowding, boarding procedures, no seat belts for infants."
Pros: "The Flight was comfortable and our Infant Kid enjoyed the flight"
Cons: "Tuticorin Ground Staff Mr Lingadurai was very RUDE"
Pros: "On time courteous staff"
Pros: "Air flight girks"
Cons: "Rude on ticket counter. I am English speaking, He was insisting me to understanding in TAMIL. WEIGHT LAGUAGE MORE KG to make money. Lie to give me a window seat."
Cons: "The flight was late. I'd have missed my connecting flight from Delhi to the UK and, therefore, hired an expensive taxi to take me to Delhi. Spicejet could not change my flight to another airline nor issue a refund. They promised a small refund but that hasn't come through."
Pros: "It was very nice"
Cons: "We had to wait on the tarmac for 30 minutes after disembarking!!!"
Pros: "Crew was answering and helpful."
Cons: "Entertainment if not available should be able to switch the power off"
Pros: "Crew was friendly and helpful. Took good care of wheelchair bound passengers. Landings on this trip were exceptionally impressive."
Cons: "The entertainment system isn’t the greatest, but in the iPad era this is not a big negative."
Pros: "Flight in Time"
Pros: "Good value/price. Baggage retrieval time quick."
Cons: "Flight delayed."
Pros: "Again, I did not require much service."
Cons: "An on time departure would have been preferred."
Pros: "Very professional crew."
Pros: "Great experience - very relaxing"
Cons: "Leg room was poor. All the aisle and window seats were being sold at extra rates. Entertainment system was pre-historic with very limited choices. Food was bland and nothing appealing. The staff, for most part was invisible. They appeared during the serving of the meals and then vanished."
Pros: "Flt on time Boarding easy Seats comfortable Few changes and I would love to fly again"
Pros: "normal all ok."
Pros: "Staff were courteous and well mannered. Food was good"
Cons: "Seat covers are soiled"
Cons: "Same old movies....no recent entertaining movies especially regional movies in telugu"
Pros: "Short but comfortable flight. Staff were friendly and attentive"
Cons: "Delay wasn’t announced until almost close to scheduled departure time"
Pros: "Reasonable, based on reviews I expected worse"
Cons: "Flight was hour and a half late. Seats in business class didn’t recline much"
Pros: "Fast check in and arrival on time."
Cons: "No entertainment."
Pros: "non stop flight from Delhi to Chicago Food was ok boarding was quick"
Cons: "Rest rooms maintained poor, did not get tp refills too many crying babies Entertainment system was not working properly in my seat. Seat lights were not working"
Cons: "The interior of the economy was very dirty and upon entering the plane I can sense that they had not cleaned it after the flight’s previous use."
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "CREW GOT ME A WHEELCHAIR SMOOTHLY WHEN REQUESTED."
Cons: "I WAS NEVER TOLD MY DOMESTIC FLIGHT WOULD DEPART FROM THE CHENNAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT!!"
Pros: "Good crew members"
Cons: "Fewer entertainment options"
Cons: "Transit in Delhi with in 1 and half hour was hectic. And some of the remote control button for TV did not work"
Cons: "Delayed flight, All time everytime. Missed my connecting flight because of the delay"
Pros: "The staff were polite and the food was good!"
Pros: "In general, comfortable seats, decent service and okay food, ."
Cons: "Seats can be bit more comfortable"
Cons: "My seat got changed from the original booking. I️ had to seat among other family members the comfort was disturbed frequently"
Pros: "I like everything"
Cons: "No comment, everything is good"
Pros: "Business Class, food, level of service, quiet."
Cons: "No WiFi ??????"
Cons: "really TOO cold"
Pros: "I like the food , the crew was good"
Cons: "Screen was not working"
Cons: "The vegetarian menu was boring. A horrid sandwich, terrible croissants, dry breadrolls, potatoes at every meal. No Cabin crew available except during take off and landing and meal service. They were all hidden in the rear of the plane. Rude when came after being called for 30 minutes. No beverages or even water offered except during beverage service. No Wi-Fi, wired remote control in each seat defective. Touch screen not working. Dirty bathrooms. Aged upholstery and uncomfortable seats."
Pros: "Broken movie screens, tray tables, dirty seats and poor food."
Pros: "Kind, and caring"
Cons: "Sprit of love"
Pros: "Good responsive crew and food"
Cons: "Nothing to report in specific since this is a very short flight"
Pros: "No coffee service after meal Morning breahfast limited choices Coffee when served was less than lukewarm"
Pros: "Needs more hygiene! Should have a sign in wash room to notify passengers to maintain it well"
Pros: "On time arrival inspite of an hour delay in takeoff. Nice entertainment. Movies were plentiful to choose from."
Cons: "Upholstery could be modernized."
Pros: "Overall procedure was smooth and the staff was courteous"
Cons: "Food was not up to the mark. The flight was an old one."
Cons: "The bathrooms were really bad; they were dirty and water clogged within an hour of take off. Also the cabinets in the bathrooms were broken and stuck in place using scotch tape that was peeling off."
Pros: "The flight boarded on time and landed on time"
Cons: "The seats, too much aircraft noise.... food quality is poor. The entertainment choices are very limited"
Pros: "Crew was courteous"
Cons: "Very tough to get seats via web check in. Parties get split unnecessarily."
Pros: "Overall it was good. Cabin crew, punctuality."
Cons: "You did not offer the 50% discount meant for senior citizens provided by Airindia. Pls do the needful to refund that amount to me."
Pros: "Short Flight duration"
Cons: "No inflight entertainment form EWR to MAA. Unclean toilets, torn seats and very rude flight staff"
Pros: "The food served at lunch"
Cons: "After flight was delayed and arrived late we went to the ticket agent to get our missed flight rescheduled. After almost an hour they hadn't completed a single correction. After 90 minutes of fuming they rebooked us for the following day and put us up in the crappiest, dirtiest, noisiest budget hotel we've stayed in over 6 months in India, Myanmar and Thailand."
Pros: "Food is good.. and overall travel experience is also nice"
Cons: "The transit in Delhi require change of baggage. It will be better if they transfer completely throughout the travel"
Pros: "Around 10:30 am passengers on my flight who did not have any checkin luggage were offered an earlier flight, which was excellent and quick thinking."
Cons: "It was Boghi in Chennai on the day of my travel unfortunately and smog filled the air reducing visibility for all. The flight was originally scheduled for 9:30 AM and was, understandably, severely delayed even by the time I arrived at the airport. It would be ignorant of me to fault the airlines for abiding by safety regulations enforced by ATC. The execution of the plane transfer could have been far better. I strongly suggest that a procedure is written to reduce stress for all parties involved in such situations. It seemed quite unprofessional as there were passengers waiting, confused about what to do next as we weren't given clear instructions on how to transfer terminals, go through security checks, and acquire the appropriate boarding passes. While the air india employees were agile in their actions, they were visibly uncertain, which did not inspire confidence in us passengers. Once I had boarded the alternate flight, I was appreciative, but I strongly suggest that for everyone's sake a precedent is set."
Pros: "I didn't know that we were allowed to land in a random city. Also, when we missed our connection because of the delays, they lied to us about other airlines not havin availability."
Pros: "Courteous staff. On time arrival and departure and smooth flight. I have been flying Airindia for 40+years both domestic and International"
Pros: "We liked the courtesy of the staff (ground and air) loved the checkin luggage allowance of 25 kgs instead of 15 kgs in all other Indian airlines except jet air and free food"
Cons: "No complaints"
Airlines flying from Chennai to Dubai have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Chennai to Dubai
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Chennai to Dubai
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Chennai to Dubai
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Chennai to Dubai
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